Category Archives: This Immigrant Life

A Bunch of Firsts

Dec 15, 2013

We left Spain last Saturday to come back to the US for our first Christmas here since 2006. Our two older ones don’t remember American winters and our younger two … Continue reading

The Unspectacular Waiting

Oct 10, 2013

“Be prepared. It takes a lot of unspectacular preparation to produce spectacular results.” – Entrepreneur Magazine This quote has been our life these days. We are in the middle of … Continue reading

Pop-Tarts in Spain (sort of)

Aug 15, 2013

Since we moved to Spain, Nate has missed having Pop-Tarts around and is always excited when we’re about to go back to the US: “Oooh, you know what we can … Continue reading

11 Ways to Be Nice to Foreigners

Apr 21, 2013

There are those who want all immigrants to just go away. They’d rather not be bothered by their needs and by the effort it takes to get to know them. … Continue reading

The Spectacle and the Sinner

Mar 31, 2013

Our team decided to attend Easter Mass at the Cathedral today. We’re not Roman Catholics, as many of you know. However, we live in a predominantly-Catholic country where Easter is … Continue reading

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